KUWAIT (Embassy of Pakistan): In a simple and graceful ceremony  held at Bayan Palace this morning, Pakistan’s new Ambassador to the State of Kuwait, H.E. Muhammad Aslam Khan, presented his Letters of Credence to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of the State of Kuwait.  The audience with the Amir, preceded by formal guard of honour, was attended by H.E. Minister of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri Affairs, H.E. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid, H.E. Undersecretary of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri Affairs, H.E. Director of   Al-Diwani Affairs Office and H.E. Director of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  Mrs. Aslam Khan and Embassy officers were also present on the occasion.

The Amir was pleased to receive the Ambassador with great warmth and affection in keeping with the traditions of the close and cordial ties between the two countries. He congratulated the Ambassador on his important assignment.
The Ambassador conveyed warm greetings and sincere regards to His Highness the Amir on behalf of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan. Referring to the traditionally close and brotherly ties between the two countries, the Amir assured the Ambassador of  full support and cooperation by the Government of Kuwait in the fulfillment of his assignment in Kuwait.

The Ambassador extended warm congratulations on behalf of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan and on his own behalf, on bestowing by the United Nations of the honour of “Humanitarian Leader” on His Highness  the Amir of Kuwait and the award of “Humanitarian Center” to the State of Kuwait in recognition of Kuwait’s outstanding contributions in the humanitarian fields around the world.

During the audience lasting about 15 minutes, His Highness the Amir was pleased to discuss with the Ambassador a broad range of important bilateral issues and ways and means of expanding cooperation between the two countries in diverse fields.